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When Media Claimed Grant Hill Will Be Better Than Michael Jordan, MJ Scored 53 Points The Next Time They Played

When Media Claimed Grant Hill Will Be Better Than Michael Jordan, MJ Scored 53 Points Next Time They Played

If there is something that we learned watching Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls' docu-series 'The Last Dance' is that you should never taunt the GOAT; plenty of people tried to do it and even when they didn't mean to upset the GOAT, he found a way to make things personal and destroy rivals on the court. The media often played a big role in MJ's angriness with all the comparisons they made with Jordan and other players.

We saw how mad he was when somebody said Clyde Drexler was at his level before the NBA Finals. Jordan torched the Trail Blazers and won his second NBA championship. A couple of years later, he found himself in the same situation, just not in the Finals. A young Grant Hill was drawing a lot of attention during his first years in the league and some people were comparing him to His Airness. For instance, SLAM magazine had Hill as their cover player, making a bold headline.

“Just like Mike. Only better.” Is how they described Hill.

Credit: SLAM

Credit: SLAM

Of course, MJ took notice of that and truth to his style, was on a mission against Hill, unleashing all his power on the player and his Detroit Pistons the next time they faced each other. Jordan finished the game with 53 points, demonstrating there was and won't ever be other like him.

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MJ was a bad man and every time people tested him, the retaliation was unforgettable.